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Official Name: Republic of Slovenia
National Name: Republika Slovenije
Alternate Names: Slovenija; (part of former Yugoslavia)
Monetary Units: 1 Slovene tolar (SIT) = 100 stotin
Location: Southeastern Europe, eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea; bordered by Italy (west); Austria (north); Hungary (northeast); and Croatia (southeast and south).
Mineral Resources: Lignite coal, lead, zinc, mercury, uranium, silver.

Slovenia Scott 347
Cinnabar; Mercury
Scott 347
80 tolar
23 Mar 1999

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